Walkin’ Pets Pup Quiz!
#1. Adult dogs have how many permanent teeth?
When your pup is between 5-8 months their premolars and molars will come in replacing your pups ‘milk teeth’. Eventually, there will be a total of 42 adult permanent teeth. Any puppy teeth that don’t fall out will need to be extracted by a veterinarian.
#2. Through what part of the body do dogs sweat?
Dogs have a sweat gland called merocrine glands, which are located in a dog’s paw pads. A dog’s sweat glands are not only FAR fewer in number than humans, but they are also inefficient. A process called Thermoregulation also is in play to keep their body temperatures regulated.
#3. What percentage of pet owners take more pictures of their pet than friends and family?
A recent study revealed that 65% of dog owners confess to taking more photos of their dog than their spouse/partner. Half of the people polled said they find it more difficult to leave their dog for a week than their human counterpart.
#4. What is a dog’s most highly developed sense?
A dog’s most prominent sense is the sense of smell, with some dog breeds more so than others. Dog smell-sense is about 10,000 times more sensitive than their sense of taste. It has been estimated that a dog’s sense of smell is 100,000 times more powerful than a human’s.
#5. What percentage of dogs sleep in their pet parents’ bed?
According to a recent survey of pet owners by the American Pet Products Association, “nearly half (45%) of dogs sleep in their owner’s beds.” The survey found that 62% of small dogs, 41% of medium-sized dogs, and 32% of large dogs sleep with their owners.
#6. What is the favorite dog breed of the Queen of England, Elizabeth II?
Pembroke Welsh Corgi to be exact. Elizabeth II and her parents, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, have been fond of corgis since she was a small child. Elizabeth II has owned more than 30 corgis since she became Queen.
#7. Thinking about famous (Hollywood) dogs, what would be the last name of Eddie?
Eddie Crane, a Jack Russell Terrier, was a character on the hit TV show, Fraiser. Eddie was portrayed by ‘Moose’ for the first seven seasons, and then by Enzo, his son, for the remaining four seasons.
#8. Which dog is the smallest?
The Chihuahua is commonly regarded as the smallest dog breed in the world. The smallest dog in history was a Chihuahua named Miracle Milly.
#9. What percentage of people sign their dog's name on holiday cards?
According to a survey done by the American Animal Hospital Association, seventy percent of people sign their pet’s name on greeting cards or Holiday cards.
#10. Which dog breed has a black tongue?
#11. The first dogs registered in the American Kennel Club (AKC) belonged to what group?
From 1874 through 1885 the first of 12 breeds made up the Sporting Group. There are four basic types of Sporting dogs; spaniels, pointers, retrievers and setters. Known for their superior instincts in water and woods, many of these breeds enjoy hunting and other field activities.
#12. Which dog yodels instead of barks?
Look it up! It’s an interesting language.
#13. True or False: All Dalmatians are born completely White
Dalmatian pups are born with plain white coats. Their first spots usually appear within 10 days; however, spots may be visible on their skin from birth. Their spots will continue to develop until the dog is around 18 months old.
#14. Which dog breed’s coat has a texture that’s similar to human hair?
This Yorkies ‘feature’ is beautiful, but also time-consuming to care for. A Yorkie’s hair tangles easily if the owner doesn’t brush it every day.
#15. Which is the oldest dog breed?
While Saluki’s have been dated back 9,000 years the Akita Inu has origins going back 10,000 years.
#16. In 2021, what was the most popular FEMALE dog name?
We looked at 6 sources and found that Bella led the pack in surveys. Always present and in the top 3.
#17. In 2021 What was the most popular MALE dog name?
We looked at 6 sources and found that Max led the pack in surveys. Always present and in the top 3.
#18. What is the most popular breed of dog in the United States?
#19. Sergeant Stubby (1916 – March 16, 1926) the unofficial mascot of the 102nd Infantry Regiment (United States) and was assigned to the 26th (Yankee) Division in World War I. What breed-mix was he?
#20. George Lucas based the inspiration for EWOKS on his dog. Which was a...?
With the help of a Hollywood make-up artist, Lucas developed the Ewok from an image of the Griffon Bruxellois. The facial structure, big eyes, and short ears of Ewoks closely match that of the dog breed.